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Florence, Texas
—  City  —
Location of Florence, Texas
Coordinates: 30°50′34″N 97°47′32″W / 30.84278°N 97.79222°W / 30.84278; -97.79222Coordinates: 30°50′34″N 97°47′32″W / 30.84278°N 97.79222°W / 30.84278; -97.79222
Country United States
State Texas
County Williamson
Area
 - Total 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
 - Land 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 994 ft (303 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 1,054
 - Density 1,300.1/sq mi (502.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 76527
Area code(s) 254
FIPS code 48-26136[1]
GNIS feature ID 1357491[2]

Florence is a city in Williamson County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,054 at the 2000 census, and 1,109 in the 2005 census estimate.

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Geography

Florence is located at 30°50′34″N 97°47′32″W / 30.842650°N 97.792214°W / 30.842650; -97.792214 (30.842650, -97.792214).[3] This is 40 miles (64 km) north of Austin.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,054 people, 381 households, and 275 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,300.1 people per square mile (502.4/km2). There were 410 housing units at an average density of 505.7/sq mi (195.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 89.28% White, 0.85% African American, 1.04% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 6.74% from other races, and 1.80% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 19.92% of the population.

There were 381 households out of which 38.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.4% were married couples living together, 12.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.6% were non-families. 23.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.29.

In the city the population was spread out with 31.1% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 18.9% from 45 to 64, and 13.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 99.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $36,250, and the median income for a family was $42,059. Males had a median income of $30,500 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,964. About 9.7% of families and 14.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.2% of those under age 18 and 9.2% of those age 65 or over.

Education

The City of Florence is served by the Florence Independent School District.

References

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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